St. Petersburg is the Cultural Capital of Russia, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The Hermitage, Peter and Paul Fortress, Kazan Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Nevsky Prospekt and the Summer Garden are sights that do not need special presentation. But Petersburg is also famous for the suburbs: Royal Family residences like Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin), Pavlovsk, medieval city Vyborg and, of course, the brilliant Peterhof with its faboulous Park, Palace and fountains, which as beautiful as Versailles. Tourists from all over the world come here to see this extraordinary city of White nights, Royal Palaces and Parks, fabulous architecture and drawbridges. Very often the city is called “Northern Venice”. By the number of waters flowing here, St. Petersburg is one of the first places in the world. Rivers and cannles divide the city into islands and small islands that are connected by bridges. Its a “must do” – to see the city from the water on one of the boat cruise.
St. Petersburg was awarded many times (latest in 2019) the World Travel Awards prize as the leading tourist destination in Europe. And it is not surprising – entire city center is the UNESCO World Heritage sites, here are more than 300 museums and palaces, and about 5000 Heritage building and monuments! Read More…